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When translated from an Italian phrase, ‘Far Niente’ romantically means ‘without a care’. We hope you recapture that essence as you take a behind-the-scenes peek at Far Niente and the fine Cabernet and Chardonnay we produce here in Oakville.

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Categores: Wine Pairing

Throughout our more than three decades of making distinctive Napa Valley wines, we’ve hosted our fair share of holiday dinners. We’ve had the pleasure of working with, and at times hosting, some truly great chefs and wine professionals, and in the expert hands of our...

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Categores: Wine Pairing, Winemaking

 From the obligatory James Bond movie marathon to her desire to grow the food she puts on the Thanksgiving table, Far Niente Winemaker Nicole Marchesi paints a rich picture of the moments and rituals that make Thanksgiving such a treasured holiday for her family.  ...

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Categores: Far Niente Chardonnay, Wine Pairing

Mushrooms are plentiful in the damp oak and pine forests surrounding the winery in Napa. We take full advantage of nature’s bounty as the rains awaken fruits and fungi trickle in the kitchen door.  Mushrooms are chock full of natural umami and pairs great with...

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Mar

28

Almost Famous

Categores: Far Niente Events

Do you remember the movie, “Almost Famous,” starring Billy Crudup and Kate Hudson, about a high school kid who got his chance following a rock band on assignment with Rolling Stone? He was in love with a groupie who was in love with a real...

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Categores: Winemaking

Winemaking takes a lot of equipment – pumps, presses, tanks – the list goes on. But perhaps the most important piece of equipment that we have is our barbeque. That’s right, our barbeque. Nothing brings our production team together like a hot and salty piece...

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Categores: Dolce Napa Valley, Wine Pairing

Our latest post contains a couple of tasty recipes from Director of Winemaking Dirk Hampson--just in time for the holidays!

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